13 - Emily DesMeules
Emily DesMeules
Height: 5-9
Year: Jr.
Hometown: North Pomfret, Vt.
High School: North American Hockey Academy
Position: D
Major: Political science
Previous Team: North American Hockey Academy
S/C: L

USA Hockey: Attended four years of New England Development Camp.

2011-12 (Junior): ECAC Hockey All-Academic ... Had one assist in 15 games.

2010-11 (Sophomore): ECAC Hockey All-Academic ... Had one assist in 25 games.

2009-10 (Freshman): ECAC Hockey All-Academic ... First career point came on goal in 3-1 win vs. Vermont Jan. 2 ... First career assist came in 3-0 win vs. Union Jan. 15 ... Finished with two goals and one assist in 27 games ... Incurred just three penalties.

Before Yale: Won Junior Women's Hockey League and Assabet Valley tournament championship, and was finalist in the Winterlude Showcase and Rochester Fire on Ice Tournament, with North American Hockey Academy in 2008-09 ... Earned bronze medal at Can Am Challenge Cup ... North American Prep Hockey Association champions with NAHA Red in 2006-07 and 2007-08 ... Attended Woodstock Union High School in her freshman year, playing field hockey and lacrosse.

Notes: Father played on the BC freshman team, then transferred to Lehigh and played there for three years (captain senior year).

Why Yale? "Yale was the first school I visited and every other school I looked at paled in comparison. There was no question in my mind of where I wanted to go. Yale offers every opportunity I could ever dream of and then some."